On 2/1/17, Boston Properties Inc's 5.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (Symbol: BXP.PRB) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.3281, payable on 2/15/17. As a percentage of BXP.PRB's recent share price of $24.21, this dividend works out to approximately 1.36%, so look for shares of BXP.PRB to trade 1.36% lower - all else being equal - when BXP.PRB shares open for trading on 2/1/17. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 5.42%, which compares to an average yield of 6.94% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel . The chart below shows the one year performance of BXP.PRB shares, versus BXP:
Below is a dividend history chart for BXP.PRB, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.3281 on Boston Properties Inc's 5.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Boston Properties Inc (Symbol: BXP) makes up 4.45% of the iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF ( ICF ) which is trading lower by about 0.6% on the day Monday.
In Monday trading, Boston Properties Inc's 5.25% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (Symbol: BXP.PRB) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: BXP) are off about 1%.